First pictures from Burnley murder probe

THESE are the first pictures from the murder inquiry that is taking place following the discovery of a man’s body in Albion Terrace, Burnley.

The images show a body being taken from the scene and officers in protective gear surveying the site. We also have a shot of the location thgat body is believed to have been discovered this morning.

Police continue to probe the circumstances surrounding the discovery in the Scott Park area of town. We’ll have more news from the scene and video footage online soon.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of the body of the 27-year-old man at 9am.

A 52-year-old man, who was lying close to the body, was arrested by police and a Lancashire Constabulary spokesman said: “Police were called to Albion Terrace in Burnley shortly before 9am this morning where the body of a 27-year-old man was found lying on the street.

“A second man, aged 52, who was lying close to the deceased man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital for treatment.

“Police are at the early stage of an investigation into the circumstances of the incidents.”